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February 11, 2013
Calling all film and design buffs! The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is currently showing the first U.S. retrospective of master director Stanley Kubrick's prolific 45-year life and career in film. We suggest visiting the exhibition for yourself, up close and personal, but if you're somehow unable to make the trip before June 3, 2013, click on through for our tour.
Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
The entrance to the exhibition, housed inside the Art of the Americas Building at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
Upon walking into the exhibition, two films are projected side by side (seen here, Kubrick's 1980 horror classic, The Shining) in a big, dark room. Visitors can either sit and marvel or merely pass on by.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
The director's career in film, in the form of posters, line the wall.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
A variety of different camera lenses used by the late director.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
Scribbles and edits on The Killing (1956) manuscript.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
A zoomed-in color slide from Lolita (1962), made possible by a sliding viewer.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
The infamous Grady Twins from The Shining (1980) look unfazed, as a small group of visitors focus on an exhibition reading.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
The original dresses and shoes of the Grady sisters.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
The Adler typewriter Jack Torrance (played by Jack Nicholson) used to type with.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
Jack's famous repeated sentences actually first originated from 17th-century writer James Howell's Proverbs in English, Italian, French and Spanish (1659).
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
The original Spacesuit from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
A reproduction model of the Discovery spaceship from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) floats above some of the film's memorabilia.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
The original Moonwatcher costume from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
A trio of Djinn Chairs by French designer Olivier Mourgue from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), lay atop light boxes.
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Cutlery by Arne Jacobsen for Georg Jensen
In 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), crew members ate with cutlery designed by Arne Jacobsen for Georg Jensen.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
A line-up of Sasco cards (filing cards assembled into a chart) for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
An animation by Andy Featherston plays inside David Bowman (played by Keir Dullea)'s original helmet from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
A peek inside a reproduction model by Workshop Jörg Kallmeyer, Frankfurt am Main of the War Room featured in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964).
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
Left and center: Original uniforms of French regimental soldiers and Right: Original costume of Barry Lyndon for Kubrick's period film, Barry Lyndon (1975).
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Stanley Kubrick Barry Lyndon film slate
Film slate from Barry Lyndon (1974)
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
Outside view of the A Clockwork Orange (1971) section of the exhibition.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
A reproduction mannequin of the Korova Milk Bar maid from A Clockwork Orange (1971).
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
Production design sketches by John Barry for A Clockwork Orange (1971).
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
A copy of MAD Magazine's "A Crockwork Lemon," June 1973.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
Memorabilia from Full Metal Jacket (1987), such as Gustav Hasford's The Short Timers, Kubrick's script notes, and Private Joker's original props.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
The research library containing 217 books for Napoleon, sadly one of several of the director's unrealized projects.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
Kubrick's wooden director's chair.
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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
The entrance to the exhibition, housed inside the Art of the Americas Building at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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